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I: The Basics

Start here if you’re new to Capture the Flag or need a refresher:

  1. Standard Rules – A basic, straightforward guide

  2. Setup – Get your game started in four easy steps

  3. History of the Game – What inspired Capture the Flag through today’s common uses

  4. Equipment – Game kits and DIY options

II: Variations

Check out fresh and distinctive new ways to play the game:

  1. New Ways to Play – Use 3-way game sessions, multiple flags and more

  2. Specialized Character Roles – Amp up the action with Ninjas, Angels and others

  3. Locations and Conditions – Play in unique places (like the beach) or settings (like snow)

  4. Disabled Players – Keep everyone involved, regardless of their abilities

  5. Other Applications – Paintball, video games and more

III: Strategies

Give your team the competitive edge: 

  1. Beginner – Assign roles and secure the best flag placement

  2. Advanced – Use decoys, all team “fake outs” and more

  3. Complete Guide – Order a FREE copy of our e-book “21 Ways to Win at Capture the Flag”

IV: Why Play?

Learn the benefits of playing Capture the Flag:

  1. Physical Fitness – The health benefits of heart pounding group activity

  2. Community – Bringing your family, neighborhood or youth group together

  3. Socialization – More reasons to put your phone down and play outside!

V: The Best Way to Play

Yes, we’re biased — but we really think you’ll love it:

The cover image of Capture the Flag REDUX shows three kids running with orbs and glow-in-the-dark bracelets.